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Other Minds Audio Archive
Mar 21, 2019 Other Minds
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Philip Glass: Music for Two Pianos Wednesday, December 6, 2017, St. John’s Presbyterian Church, Berkeley, CA In honor of his 80th birthday … a benefit for OTHER MINDS Charles Amirkhaninan writes: "Other Minds has hosted its share of inimitables over the past quarter century of promoting maverick new music. But no one deserves that sobriquet more than my brilliant, talented and predictably adventurous friend Dennis Russell Davies. We thank him and Maki Namekawa for generously proposing...
Topics: Other Minds Presents, Music, Piano 4 hands, 20th century classical, Operas
Other Minds Audio Archive
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Performances by the Relâche Ensemble on the first day of the Festival of Contemporary Music at Drexel University’s Mandell Theater. Recorded on June 16, 1983. Works performed include “Hay Una Mujer Desapareceda” by Holly Near, “Reflections on Hay Una Mujer Desapareceda” by Christian Wolff, “Parousia” by William Schimmel, “Soundings: Irremedial” by Stephen Marcucci, “Long Island Sound” by William Hellermann, “Die Sieben Plagen” (The Seven Plagues) by Milko Keleman,...
Topics: Music, Chamber music, New music, Relache Ensemble for Contemporary Music
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A concert by the Relâche Ensemble on the second day of the Festival of Contemporary Music at Drexel University’s Mandell Theater. Recorded on June 17, 1983, this concert features two works for saxophones; Barton McLean’s “Dimensions III” and Nancy Chance’s Exultation and Lament “ for saxophone and percussion; as well as William Duckworth’s “Seven Regions” for amplified piano and Guy Klucevsek’s “Coincidental Music” for accordion and instrumental ensemble. Performers:...
Topics: Music, New music, Electro-acoustic music, Relache Ensemble for Contemporary Music
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A concert by the Relâche Ensemble on the third day of the Festival of Contemporary Music at Drexel University’s Mandell Theater. Recorded on June 18, 1983, this concert features Terry Riley’s “In C” and Joseph Kasinskas’ “Ocean Gate”. Performers: (In C) Laurel Wyckoff, flute Wesley Hall, clarinet Steve Marcucci, saxophones Marshall Taylor, saxophones David Gibson, cello Joseph Franklin, vibraphone John Dulik, electric piano Guy Klucevsek, accordion Romulus Franceschini, piano...
Topics: Music, New music, Minimalism, Relache Ensemble for Contemporary Music
Other Minds Audio Archive
Mar 18, 2019 Relache
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Curated selections from a performance by Relâche at the Yellow Springs Institute for the Arts on July 17, 1983. Works include excerpts from Pauline Oliveros’ “The Well” (part I, solo and II, ensemble), and Malcolm Goldstein’s “Breath Within Cycles Becoming”. Oliveros collaborated with dancer/choreographer Deborah Hay on The Well, and Hay performed during this recording. Performers: (Part I and II) Pauline Oliveros, accordion Deborah Hay, choreography (Part II) Guy Klucevsek,...
Topics: Music, 20th century classical, Chamber music, Avant-garde, Relache Ensemble for Contemporary Music
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Curated selections from a concert by the Relâche Ensemble for Contemporary Music. Recorded at Drexel University’s Mandell Theater in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on October 8, 1983. Selected works include “O King” by Luciano Berio, “Passages for 7 Instruments” by Paul Epstein, “Curriculum Vitae with Time Bomb” by Lukas Foss, and “The Well” by Pauline Oliveros. Performers: Barbara Noska, soprano (O King, The Well) Laurel Wyckoff, flute (O King, Passages, The Well) Wesley Hall,...
Topics: Music, 20th century classical, Chamber music, New music, Relache Ensemble for Contemporary Music
Other Minds Audio Archive
Mar 18, 2019 Other Minds
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The Nature of Music: Common Ground featuring Raven Chacon Wednesday, September 7, 2016 7:00pm Goldman Theater, David Brower Center, Berkeley, CA This is a post-performance conversation led by Charles Amirkhanian. Presented by Other Minds and the David Brower Center on the closing night of the Brower Center’s exhibition “Common Ground: A Celebration of Our National Parks”. Raven Chacon (born Fort Defiance, Navajo Nation, Arizona, USA) is a composer of chamber music, a performer of...
Topics: Nature of Music series, Field recordings, Navajo artists, Noise music, Interviews
Other Minds Audio Archive
Dec 29, 2018 Other Minds
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The Nature of Music: Common Ground featuring Raven Chacon Wednesday, September 7, 2016 7:00pm  Goldman Theater, David Brower Center, Berkeley, CA Presented by Other Minds and the David Brower Center on the closing night of the Brower Center’s exhibition “Common Ground: A Celebration of Our National Parks”. [This event also featured a conversation with Raven Chacon and Charles Amirkhanian, which was recorded on video and is not included in this two part program] 1. At The Point Where The...
Topics: Nature of Music series, Field recordings, Navajo artists, Noise music, Electronic music
The sixth concert of the 1981-82 season of the San Francisco Chamber Music Society featured the Jerome Neff Percussion Ensemble performing contemporary works for percussion by such luminaries as Carlos Chávez and John Cage as well as arrangements of many works by lesser known 18th century composers such as Louis Claude Daquin and François Joseph Gossec, among others. Also included is perhaps one of the first performances of “Mallets Aforethought”, a work by Wayne Peterson that was...
Topics: KPFA-FM, Music, Chamber music, 20th century classical, Percussion ensembles
Other Minds Audio Archive
Dec 29, 2018
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A recording of Elliot Schwartz’s “Island” performed by the Utrecht Symphony Orchestra with Paul Hupperts conducting.  Recorded in September of 1970 at the premiere performance during the Gaudeamus International Music Week in the Netherlands, where the work received 2nd Prize in that year’s competition.  The composition which is in three connected sections, subtitled “Coney Island, England, and Monhegan Island (Maine),” is scored for orchestra and electronic tape, the latter of...
Topics: KPFA-FM, Music, Orchestral music, Electro-acoustic music, 20th century classical
Other Minds Audio Archive
Dec 29, 2018
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This is a chillingly evocative musique concrète composition featuring live battle recordings of a variety of machine gun and artillery sounds mixed with feedback and  a Moog Synthesizer on a multi-track recorder. This is one of many anti-war pieces produced by David Berry while at Mills College in Oakland CA, during the Vietnam War. Some of the sounds heard include those of a Gatling gun, 30mm caliber machine gun, 20mm automatic, 20mm vulcan aircraft cannon, and a 75mm cannon.
Topics: KPFA-FM, Music, Musique concrète, Vietnam war, Battle sounds
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Dec 29, 2018
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Born to a royal family, famous for its musicians and holy men, Hidayat Khan is the first Indian musician to compose expressly for Western orchestras.  His music, written in Eastern modes, is passionate and very expressive.  Khan is the son of the musician and Sufi mystic, Inayat Khan, who in 1910 was the first to introduce Indian classical music to Western audiences.  Raised in Paris, Hidayat Khan studied with Nadia Boulanger, and has made the conscious decision to compose for Western...
Topics: KPFA-FM, Interviews, Music, Sufism, Orchestral music
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Dec 29, 2018
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In an interview recorded on October 8, 1969, and broadcast the next day, Charles Amirkhanian talks to conductor Gerhard Samuel about the scheduled 1970-71 season of the Oakland Symphony Orchestra.  Samuel was one of the most adventurous concert programmers in America at that time, and the scheduled seasons’ offerings were to include Terry Riley’s “In C”, as well as works by Larry Austin, David Sheinfeld, Luciano Berio, Edward Applebaum (Oakland Symphony’s composer-in-residence), and...
Topics: KPFA-FM, Interviews, Orchestral music, Conductors, 20th century classical
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Dec 29, 2018
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An interview with sculptor and political activist, Beniamino Bufano, originally recorded on February 11, 1957, in which the artist describes his work with Chinese potters and his memories of Mahatma Gandhi, including the Indian leader’s famous Salt March and subsequent imprisonment. Although Bufano is best known for his large, mostly granite, sculptures of simple, modernist shapes with smooth, rounded, surfaces, this interview serves as a reminder of his strong commitment to social causes and...
Topics: KPFA-FM, Interviews, Modern art, Pottery, Ceramic sculpture
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In this half-hour program from KOPN’s Ionizations Concert Series, Diamánda Galás performs two pieces: “Eyes Without Blood”, and “Women With Steak Knives”, both of which were exalted by new music reviewers in Europe and New York. In the interiew preceding her performance, Galás describes her music as”...incandescent beauty and unfathomable ghastliness, tow polar opposites of the exploration of my own soul...I must be able to reflect that in my own music...I’m interested in...
Topics: KPFA-FM, Music, Performance art, Avant-garde, Ionizations
Other Minds Audio Archive
Dec 29, 2018
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Interview with Edo de Waart by Charles Amirkhanian.  Topics include the opening of the new Davies Symphony Hall and the upcoming season of the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra.  They also discuss the SF Symphony's New and Unusual Music series in November that will highlight works by avant-garde composers.
Topics: KPFA-FM, Interviews, New music, Orchestral music, Classical music
Other Minds Audio Archive
Dec 16, 2018 Other Minds
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The 23rd Other Minds Festival, focused on the art of Sound Poetry, took place in San Francisco at the ODC/Dance Theatre over the course of six days (April 9-14, 2018); OM’s longest festival to date which included five concerts and a day of lectures and workshops. This year’s line-up brought together old and new masters from several countries, all well representing the “intermedium between poetry and music”: Beth Anderson (US), Mark Applebaum (US), Tone Åse (Norway), Jaap Blonk...
Topics: Sound poetry, Text-sound compositions, Electro-acoustic music, Other Minds Festival, OM 23
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The 23rd Other Minds Festival, focused on the art of Sound Poetry, took place in San Francisco at the ODC/Dance Theatre over the course of six days (April 9-14, 2018); OM’s longest festival to date which included five concerts and a day of lectures and workshops. This year’s line-up brought together old and new masters from several countries, all well representing the “intermedium between poetry and music”: Beth Anderson (US), Mark Applebaum (US), Tone Åse (Norway), Jaap Blonk...
Topics: Sound poetry, Text-sound compositions, Multimedia, Other Minds Festival, OM 23
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Nov 17, 2018 Other Minds
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The 23rd Other Minds Festival, focused on the art of Sound Poetry, took place in San Francisco at the ODC/Dance Theatre over the course of six days (April 9-14, 2018); OM’s longest festival to date which included five concerts and a day of lectures and workshops. This year’s line-up brought together old and new masters from several countries, all well representing the “intermedium between poetry and music”: Beth Anderson (US), Mark Applebaum (US), Tone Åse (Norway), Jaap Blonk...
Topics: Sound poetry, Text-sound compositions, Electronic music, Other Minds Festival, OM 23
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Nov 10, 2018 Other Minds
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Other Minds, Inc., in association with the Djerassi Resident Artists Program, presented Other Minds Festival V at the Cowell Theater, Fort Mason Center in San Francisco, March 25-27, 1999. The fifth Other Minds festival featured composers Linda Bouchard, Mary Ellen Childs, Luc Ferrari, Alvin Lucier, António Pinho Vargas, Julian Priester, Sam Rivers, Errollyn Wallen, and special guest artist Margaret Leng Tan. Each concert was preceded by a panel discussion with the evening’s artists,...
Topics: Music, Unconventional instruments, Percussion music, Other Minds Festival, OM 5
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Nov 8, 2018 Other Minds
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The 23rd Other Minds Festival, focused on the art of Sound Poetry, took place in San Francisco at the ODC/Dance Theatre over the course of six days (April 9-14, 2018); OM’s longest festival to date which included five concerts and a day of lectures and workshops. This year’s line-up brought together old and new masters from several countries, all well representing the “intermedium between poetry and music”: Beth Anderson (US), Mark Applebaum (US), Tone Åse (Norway), Jaap Blonk...
Topics: Sound poetry, Other Minds Festival, OM 23, Spoken Word
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The 23rd Other Minds Festival, focused on the art of Sound Poetry, took place in San Francisco at the ODC/Dance Theatre over the course of six days (April 9-14, 2018); OM’s longest festival to date which included five concerts and a day of lectures and workshops.  On April 10, 2018, two workshops were offered for those wanting to learn about sound poetry and even have a go at performing themselves. At 7:00pm Dutch artist Jaap Blonk led a workshop for vocalists and performers, or anyone who...
Topics: Sound poetry, Text-sound compositions, workshops, Audience participation, Other Minds Festival, OM...
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The 23rd Other Minds Festival, focused on the art of Sound Poetry, took place in San Francisco at the ODC/Dance Theatre over the course of six days (April 9-14, 2018); OM’s longest festival to date which included five concerts and a day of lectures and workshops. On April 10, 2018, two workshops were offered for those wanting to learn about sound poetry and even have a go at it themselves. At 3:00pm Italian sound poet Enzo Minarelli lectured on the origins of Sound Poetry. From its roots in...
Topics: Futurism, Dada, Lettrism, Sound poetry, Avant-garde, Other Minds Festival, OM 23, Lecture
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Oct 16, 2018 Other Minds
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Other Minds, Inc., in association with the Djerassi Resident Artists Program, presented Other Minds Festival V at the Cowell Theater, Fort Mason Center in San Francisco, March 25-27, 1999. The fifth Other Minds festival featured composers Linda Bouchard, Mary Ellen Childs, Luc Ferrari, Alvin Lucier, António Pinho Vargas, Julian Priester, Sam Rivers, Errollyn Wallen, and special guest artist Margaret Leng Tan. Each concert was preceded by a panel discussion with the evening’s artists,...
Topics: Music, Other Minds Festival, OM 5, New music
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Sep 7, 2018 Other Minds
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Other Minds, Inc., in association with the Djerassi Resident Artists Program, presented Other Minds Festival V at the Cowell Theater, Fort Mason Center in San Francisco, March 25-27, 1999. The fifth Other Minds festival featured composers Linda Bouchard, Mary Ellen Childs, Luc Ferrari, Alvin Lucier, António Pinho Vargas, Julian Priester, Sam Rivers, Errollyn Wallen, and special guest artist Margaret Leng Tan. Each concert was preceded by a panel discussion with the evening’s artists,...
Topics: Music, Electro-acoustic, Chamber music, Other Minds Festival, OM 4, Art songs
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Aug 23, 2018 Other Minds
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Other Minds, Inc., in association with the Djerassi Resident Artists Program, and with the In Performance Series at the Cowell Theater in Fort Mason Center, presented Other Minds Festival IV at the Cowell Theater, at Fort Mason Center in San Francisco, November 10-12, 1997.     The third concert of the 4th Other Minds was held on November 12, 1997, and was preceded by a panel discussion, “Where Is Our Voice Now?”. The participating composers in the discussion included Carl Stone, Mamoru...
Topics: Music, Electro-acoustic, 20th century classical, Chamber music, OM 4, Other Minds Festival
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Aug 18, 2018 Other Minds
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Other Minds, Inc., in association with the Djerassi Resident Artists Program, and with the In Performance Series at the Cowell Theater in Fort Mason Center, presented Other Minds Festival IV at the Cowell Theater, at Fort Mason Center in San Francisco, November 10-12, 1997. The second concert on November 11, featured a diverse palette of works from performing composers Carl Stone, Hafez Modirzadeh, and Henry Brant. Additional performers included the Chromodal Consort and The Onyx Quartet....
Topics: Music, Electro-acoustic, Art songs, Chamber music, OM 4, Other Minds Festival
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Aug 17, 2018 Other Minds
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Other Minds, Inc., in association with the Djerassi Resident Artists Program, and with the In Performance Series at the Cowell Theater in Fort Mason Center, presented Other Minds Festival IV at the Cowell Theater, at Fort Mason Center in San Francisco, November 10-12, 1997.   The first concert of the 4th Other Minds featured several electronic and mixed media works by composers Laetitia Sonami, Donald Swearingen, Pamela Z, and video artists Visual Brains.  Program:  Laetitia Sonami: She...
Topics: Electro-acoustic, Music, Other Minds Festival, OM 4, Electronic, Mixed media, Performance art
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On this KPFA Recording, Charles Amirkhanian interviews Dutch experimental radio host and curator Willem de Ridder. De Ridder’s experimental practices in Europe include hosting a radio program that will play whatever cassette somebody sends in in order to spread knowledge of and cultivate a community of radio and cassette experimentalists. De Ridder extends these practices to live shows where the audience is encouraged to bring cassettes to be played in the hall then and there and hosting...
Topics: Music theatre, Interview, Hörspiel, Performance art, Dutch radio, KPFA-FM
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Charles Amirkhanian interviews composer-performer-improviser Alvin Curran, who comes to San Francisco from Rome for the performance of his piece Canti Illuminati for solo piano, voice, and tape. The inspiration comes from songs his father would sing in synagogue, which is included in the piece as well as excerpts from James Joyce’s Finnegan’s Wake, a singing woman in Florence, a chorus, and Curran himself performing on piano and synthesizer. Curran also discusses his performance practice as...
Topics: Electronic, Interview, Alvin Curran, Electro-acoustic, KPFA-FM, Morning Concert series
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In this rare 1970 interview, complete with operator connection, Charles Amirkhanian conducts an interview with American composer Benjamin Lees. The interview focuses on the work of George Antheil, and extends from there into Antheil’s dual identity as a composer and how those identities interact with the artistic community and beyond.
Topics: Interview, George Antheil, 20th century classical, Benjamin Lees, Charles Amirkhanian
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In this 1973 Interview, Charles Amirkhanian interviews famed American music critic and composer Virgil Thomson. Conversation topics include the Balinese gamelan-inspired music of Colin McPhee, George Antheil’s work in the early part of the 20th century, and specifically his approach to time in his compositions.
Topics: 20th century classical, Interview, Virgil Thomson, New music, George Antheil, Charles Amirkhanian
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Jul 3, 2018
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Here is a 1984 recording of SONOR Ensemble performing a concert of new music by Roger Reynolds, Bernard Rands, and Robert Erickson. SONOR served as UCSD’s resident contemporary music ensemble between 1977 and 2006. The ensemble is here conducted by Jean-Charles François for Reynolds’s Archipelago (1983) and John Silber for Erickson’s Taffytime (1983). Bernard Rands’s Canti del Sole (1983) is conducted by the composer and features tenor Paul Sperry.
Topics: Music, Electro-acoustic, 20th century classical, Electronic, Robert Erickson
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In this 1974 interview, Charles Amirkhanian interviews German-American conductor William Steinberg. Topics of conversation include the unfortunate end-state of composer George Antheil’s career, concerts of Beethoven’s 9th symphony in Central Park and parks throughout New York, the conductor’s relationship with contemporary music, and the music of Johannes Brahms.
Topics: 20th century classical, Interview, William Steinberg, New music, conductors, Charles Amirkhanian
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Jun 20, 2018 Other Minds
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The 23rd Other Minds Festival, focused on the art of Sound Poetry, took place in San Francisco at the ODC/Dance Theatre over the course of six days (April 9-14, 2018); OM’s longest festival to date which included five concerts and a day of lectures and workshops. This year’s line-up brought together old and new masters from several countries, all well representing the “intermedium between poetry and music”: Beth Anderson (US), Mark Applebaum (US), Tone Åse (Norway), Jaap Blonk...
Topics: Other Minds Festival, Sound Poetry, OM 23, New music, Text-sound, Experimental literature
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The 22nd Other Minds Festival was a special tribute to one of the most gifted and inspiring figures in the history of American classical music, Lou Harrison. “Just 100: Hommage to Lou Harrison” celebrates his 100th birth anniversary with two very special concerts held in February and May, 2017 at the Mission Dolores Basilica in San Francisco. The second concert - Lou Harrison Gamelan Masterpieces - was held on May 20th, to a capacity audience of 800 people. The first half of the concert...
Topics: Other Minds Festival, Music, OM 22, New music, 20th century classical, Lou Harrison
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Mar 23, 2017 Other Minds
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The 22nd Other Minds Festival was a special tribute to one of the most gifted and inspiring figures in the history of American classical music, Lou Harrison. In 2017 we celebrate his 100th birth anniversary with two very special concerts at the Mission Dolores Basilica in San Francisco. The first concert, Pacific Rim Centennials, was held on February 18th and paid tribute not just to Lou Harrison but to a fellow centenarian, Korean composer Isang Yun. Yun and Harrison knew and respected each...
Topics: Music, Other Minds Festival, New music, OM 22, 20th century classical
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Feb 5, 2017
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The 1987 New Music America Festival was held in Philadelphia during the first two weeks in October. Produced by the local ensemble Relâche, this 10 day extravaganza of adventurous musical programing featured over 20 concerts, lectures, and sound installations. A wide range of sonic delights were offered, ranging from 20th century classical works for instrumental ensemble, to examples of experimental electronic wizardry, to incomparable improvisational jazz extravaganza’s, all performed by a...
Topics: Music, New Music America, New music, Accordion music
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Dec 27, 2016
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Host Charles Shere provides an account of the events accompanying the American premieres of Karlhienz Stockhausen’s “Momente.” Included are descriptions of lectures and discussions of the work and contemporary choral music in general which were held from February 29th to March 1, 1964, and which was attended by a variety of church choir directors, high school and primary school teachers, university professors, and conductors who were already challenged by the changes wrought by such...
Topics: Lecture, Avant-garde
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Dec 27, 2016
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The 1987 New Music America Festival was held in Philadelphia during the first two weeks in October. Produced by the local ensemble Relâche, this 10 day extravaganza of adventurous musical programing featured over 20 concerts, lectures, and sound installations. A wide range of sonic delights were offered, ranging from 20th century classical works for instrumental ensemble, to examples of experimental electronic wizardry, to incomparable improvisational jazz extravaganza’s, all performed by a...
Topics: World music, Music, New music, 20th century classical, Avant-garde
Other Minds Audio Archive
Dec 27, 2016
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The 1987 New Music America Festival was held in Philadelphia during the first two weeks in October. Produced by the local ensemble Relâche, this 10 day extravaganza of adventurous musical programing featured over 20 concerts, lectures, and sound installations. A wide range of sonic delights were offered, ranging from 20th century classical works for instrumental ensemble, to examples of experimental electronic wizardry, to incomparable improvisational jazz extravaganza’s, all performed by a...
Topics: 20th century classical, Music, New music, Unconventional instruments
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Dec 27, 2016
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Interview with American composer Elliott Carter by Glenn Glasow (former Music Director at KPFA-FM, Berkeley). This interview was originally recorded on September 2, 1960.
Topics: Interview, 20th century classical
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Musical selections from a concert held by the Society for the Performance of Contemporary Music on February 2, 1966. Featured composers include Loren Rush, Christopher Lantz, Anton Webern, and Olivier Messaien.
Topics: New music, Music, 20th century classical
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Dec 27, 2016
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The 1987 New Music America Festival was held in Philadelphia during the first two weeks in October. Produced by the local ensemble Relâche, this 10 day extravaganza of adventurous musical programing featured over 20 concerts, lectures, and sound installations. A wide range of sonic delights were offered, ranging from 20th century classical works for instrumental ensemble, to examples of experimental electronic wizardry, to incomparable improvisational jazz extravaganza’s, all performed by a...
Topics: Free improvisation, Music, New music
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Oct 17, 2016 Other Minds
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The Nature of Music: Polar Soundscapes, featuring Cheryl E. Leonard with Phillip Greenlief. Wednesday, May 11, 2016 7:30pm. Goldman Theater, David Brower Center, Berkeley, CA . This is a 6 part program with 5 compositions by Leonard and a post-performance conversation led by Paul Dresher. Presented by Other Minds and the David Brower Center as a closing event for the exhibit: Vanishing Ice: Alpine and Polar Landscapes in Art 1775-2012. This is NOM no. 01. About The Nature of Music: From the...
Topics: Field recordings, Music, Nature sounds, Antarctica, Cheryl E. Leonard, Soundscapes, Unconventional...
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Aug 5, 2016 Other Minds
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Other Minds’ 21st Festival of New Music took place at San Francisco’s SFJAZZ Center over the course of two evenings and one afternoon during March 4-6, 2016. The three concerts featured works of ten American and international composers; Lasse Thoresen (NO), Cecilie Ore (NO), Oliver Lake (US), Larry Polansky (US), John Oswald (CA), Nicole Lizée (CA), Phil Kline (US), Michael Gordon (US), and two OM alumini, Gavin Bryars (UK), and Meredith Monk (US). Preceding the second concert on Saturday,...
Topics: 21st century classical, Music, Motion pictures, Panel discussion, Piano music
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Aug 5, 2016 Other Minds
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Other Minds’ 21st Festival of New Music took place at San Francisco’s SFJAZZ Center over the course of two evenings and one afternoon during March 4-6, 2016. The three concerts featured works of ten American and international composers; Lasse Thoresen (NO), Cecilie Ore (NO), Oliver Lake (US), Larry Polansky (US), John Oswald (CA), Nicole Lizée (CA), Phil Kline (US), Michael Gordon (US), and two OM alumini, Gavin Bryars (UK), and Meredith Monk (US). The third and final concert was dedicated...
Topics: Avant-garde, Music, Vocal ensembles, Vocal music, New Music
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Aug 5, 2016 Other Minds
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Other Minds’ 21st Festival of New Music took place at San Francisco’s SFJAZZ Center over the course of two evenings and one afternoon during March 4-6, 2016. The three concerts featured works of ten American and international composers; Lasse Thoresen (NO), Cecilie Ore (NO), Oliver Lake (US), Larry Polansky (US), John Oswald (CA), Nicole Lizée (CA), Phil Kline (US), Michael Gordon (US), and two OM alumini, Gavin Bryars (UK), and Meredith Monk (US). Preceding the first concert on Friday,...
Topics: New Music, Music, Mixed Media, Panel discussion, 21st century classical
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Jun 26, 2016 Trevor Wishart
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This very personal and impressionistic work, attempts to recapture the excitement of the world as viewed through the eyes of a three-year old child. It uses the sounds of my daughter's voice, her name (Anna Ruth) and a large number of both concrete and synthesized sound-materials. The piece was made over a period of 5 weeks in the studios of San Jose State University and the University of Texas at Austin. I would like to thank the Ralph Vaughan Williams Trust and the Hinrichsen Foundation for...
Topics: Computer music, Music, Electronic music
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From a recording made in 1962, composer and music critic Eric Salzman provides an overview of several seminal works by Edgard Varèse as well as discussing the impact Varèse has had on contemporary music.
Topics: WBAI, Avant-garde, Documentary, KPFA-FM, Music
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The Reverend Roger Pritchard reads an article from the front page of the Jan. 12, 1972 edition of the “Wall Street Journal.”  Written by staff reporter Bob Howard, the article relates the work of the economist  Edward R. Dewey, whose investigations into the cyclical nature of many types of phenomena were generally met by widespread skepticism.  Working as the Chief Economic Analyst of the Department of Commerce in 1931 Dewey became interested in cycles when he was asked by President...
Topics: Lecture, KPFA-FM, Forecasting, Wall Street Journal, Current events, Spoken word
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Charles Amirkhanian interviews Frank Zappa by phone upon his 52nd birthday. They discuss recent performances of Zappa's works for orchestra, his new albums including "Playground Psychotics", and his battle with cancer. Audio quality is poor at times.
Topics: Interview, Ode to Gravity, KPFA-FM, Popular music
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Charles Amirkhanian talks with a long time friend, Douglas Rippey, who was scheduled to go on trial in Fresno, California on January 22, 1970 on charges of refusing induction into the military. This was the first trial of a conscientious objector in Fresno to receive widespread community exposure and support. Pretrial motions challenging the constitutionality of the draft law, legality of war in general and the Vietnam War in particular, were denied by Federal Judge M. D. Crocker. Rippey’s...
Topics: Current Events, KPFA-FM, Other Finds, Interview
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Jun 25, 2016 Anthony Gnazzo
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Two versions of a text based work by electronic music composer Anthony J. Gnazzo. This serves as another fine example of one of the many word-tape compositions Gnazzo is known for.
Topics: Spoken word, Electronic music, Electro-acoustic, Text-sound compostions
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Jun 25, 2016
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On November 16 & 17, 1978, a concert of provocative and exciting new electronic tape pieces, produced at the Stanford University Artificial Intelligence Center, was presented at the Stanford Museum of Art. Here is a program featuring a majority of those works by such composers as John Chowning, Gareth Loy, Paul Wieneke, Bill Schottstaedt, and kindly provided to KPFA by composer Michael McNabb of the Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics (CCRMA). Most of these works were...
Topics: Morning Concert, Interview, Electronic music, KPFA-FM, Music
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Jun 25, 2016
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Nicolas Slonimsky conducts the New Haven Civic Orchestra in the performance of works by Charles Ives, Edgard Varèse, and his own, recorded in 1974.
Topics: KPFA-FM, Nicolas Slonimsky, Music, Orchestral music, New music
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Jun 25, 2016
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Recording of an All-American Recital February 19, 1965. Fresno State College Music Auditorium. Members of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia performing. Pt. I: Introduction and Allegro (1963) (06:01) / Milan Kaderavek -- Once a Lady Was Here (01:56) / Paul Bowles -- Snow Toward Evening (01:38) / Elinor Remick Warren -- Three Barcarolles: I. Graceful (1949) (03:18 ) / Ned Rorem -- Romance (01:52) / Sol Cohen-- Scherzo (03:04) / Sol Cohen -- Piece for Four Pianos (1957) (04:00) / Morton Feldman -- Prelude...
Topics: Music, Chamber music, 20th century classical, Fresno State College
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Jun 25, 2016
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In an interview recorded on October 14, 1969, Charles Amirkhanian talks to conductor and composer Gerhard Samuel, about his decision to resign from the Oakland Symphony Orchestra after the completion of its 1970-71 season. The main reason offered by Samuel for his decision was the reluctance of the Symphony’s Board of Directors to allow guest conductors at some of their concerts. Such a decision prevented Samuel from pursuing opportunities to guest conduct himself with various orchestras, as...
Topics: Interview, Music, KPFA-FM, 20th century classical, Orchestral music
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Mar 23, 2016 Other Minds
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2015 marked the 20th anniversary of the Other Minds Festival of New Music. Other Minds Executive & Artistic Director Charles Amirkhanian explained the 20th anniversary as an opportunity to reflect on two decades’ worth of prescient programming. "As we look back at the nearly 200 composers we've brought to San Francisco for these gatherings, it seemed a good time to tip our hat to some of our most surprising discoveries who have gone on to make signal contributions to international...
Topics: New Music, Lecture, Pauline Oliveros, OM 20, Don Byron, Errollyn Wallen, Charles Amirkhanian, Jazz,...
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Feb 25, 2016 Other Minds
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2015 marked the 20th anniversary of the Other Minds Festival of New Music. Other Minds Executive & Artistic Director Charles Amirkhanian explained the 20th anniversary as an opportunity to reflect on two decades’ worth of prescient programming. "As we look back at the nearly 200 composers we've brought to San Francisco for these gatherings, it seemed a good time to tip our hat to some of our most surprising discoveries who have gone on to make signal contributions to international...
Topics: New Music, Lecture, Orchestral Music, Tigran Mansurian, Michael Nyman, Youth orchestras, SOTA,...
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The last of three programs on the extraordinary career of George Antheil, hosted by Charles Amirkhanian. This programs covers the years 1948 to 1959. This program includes an interview with Benjamin Lees. This recording contains the only known extant recording of the voice of Antheil along with performances of his “McKonkey's Ferry Overture,” “Serenade No. 1 for Strings,” “Eight Shelley Fragments,” and the opera “The Wish.”
Topics: George Antheil, opera, music, 20th century classical, documentary
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The second of three programs on the extraordinary career of George Antheil, hosted by Charles Amirkhanian. This programs covers the years 1927 to 1947. Topics discussed include Antheil's opera “Transatlantic,” his works for George Balanchine; and his interest in endocrinology. Also included are comments by fellow composers Nicolas Slonimsky and Henry Brant.
Topics: George Antheil, orchestral music, music, 20th century classical, documentary
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The first of three programs relating the extraordinary career of George Antheil, hosted by Charles Amirkhanian. This program covers Antheil's career up to 1927, and includes interviews with Antheil's wife, and composers Nicolas Slonimsky and Virgil Thomson. Memories of Antheil by Ezra Pound and James Joyce are also read and a number of Antheil’s works are also heard.
Topics: George Antheil, new music, music, 20th century classical, documentary
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The first concert of the 19th Other Minds Festival of New Music (OM 19) was held on February 28, 2014 in the newly inaugurated SFJazz Center in San Francisco. With a bit of the old, the new, and the old made new again, the concert included three eclectic compositions by composer Mark Applebaum: one featuring synchronized hand gestures combined with electronically processed vocalizations, another aleatoric piece for instrumental ensemble and projected graphic score, and an installation that was...
Topics: Panel discussion, new music, music, Electro-acoustic, 20th century classical
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Jan 1, 2015 Other Minds
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The second, concluding, concert of the 19th Other Minds Festival of New Music (OM 19) was held on March 1, 2014 in the newly inaugurated SFJazz Center in San Francisco. The evening’s program included a mix of electronic, jazz, and piano music with a little bit of African parrots added for spice. The program begins with Charles Celeste Hutchins, a young, California-born, but now London based, composer and computer programer, who performs a computer music piece that relies on the composer...
Topics: Electronic, Panel discussion, Music, new music, Jazz
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Nov 28, 2014
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The 1987 New Music America Festival was held in Philadelphia during the first two week in October. Produced by the local ensemble Rel�che, this 10 day extravaganza of adventurous musical programing featured over 20 concerts, lectures, and sound installations. A wide range of sonic delights were offered, ranging from 20th century classical works for instrumental ensemble, to examples of experimental electronic wizardry, to incomparable improvisational jazz extravaganza's, all performed by a...
Topics: free improvisation, new music, music, jazz, 20th century classical
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Nov 28, 2014
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The 1987 New Music America Festival was held in Philadelphia during the first two week in October. Produced by the local ensemble Rel�che, this 10 day extravaganza of adventurous musical programing featured over 20 concerts, lectures, and sound installations. A wide range of sonic delights were offered, ranging from 20th century classical works for instrumental ensemble, to examples of experimental electronic wizardry, to incomparable improvisational jazz extravaganza's, all performed by a...
Topics: popular music, new music, music, world music, 20th century classical
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Nov 28, 2014
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The 1987 New Music America Festival was held in Philadelphia during the first two week in October. Produced by the local ensemble Rel�che, this 10 day extravaganza of adventurous musical programing featured over 20 concerts, lectures, and sound installations. A wide range of sonic delights were offered, ranging from 20th century classical works for instrumental ensemble, to examples of experimental electronic wizardry, to incomparable improvisational jazz extravaganza's, all performed by a...
Topics: new music, music, Avant-garde, 20th century classical
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Nov 7, 2014
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The 1987 New Music America Festival was held in Philadelphia during the first two week in October. Produced by the local ensemble Rel�che, this 10 day extravaganza of adventurous musical programing featured over 20 concerts, lectures, and sound installations. A wide range of sonic delights were offered, ranging from 20th century classical works for instrumental ensemble, to examples of experimental electronic wizardry, to incomparable improvisational jazz extravaganza's, all performed by a...
Topics: new music, music, poetry, jazz
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Nov 6, 2014
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The 1987 New Music America Festival was held in Philadelphia during the first two week in October. Produced by the local ensemble Rel�che, this 10 day extravaganza of adventurous musical programing featured over 20 concerts, lectures, and sound installations. A wide range of sonic delights were offered, ranging from 20th century classical works for instrumental ensemble, to examples of experimental electronic wizardry, to incomparable improvisational jazz extravaganza's, all performed by a...
Topics: new music, music, 20th century classical, jazz
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This gem from the archives features a 1982 interview with baseball all-star pitcher Tom Seaver, who in addition to being an old Fresno, public school, classmate of host Charles Amirkhanian is also a fan of classical music and had just released an album with the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra featuring  Sergey Prokofiev’s “Peter and the Wolf,” for which Seaver served as the narrator.  Amirkhanian first interviews the three-time Cy Young award winner about their days growing up in Fresno,...
Topics: interview, music, 20th century classical, jazz, baseball
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Sep 3, 2014
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The 1987 New Music America Festival was held in Philadelphia during the first two weeks in October. Produced by the local ensemble Relâche, this 10 day extravaganza of adventurous musical programing featured over 20 concerts, lectures, and sound installations. A wide range of sonic delights were offered, ranging from 20th century classical works for instrumental ensemble, to examples of experimental electronic wizardry, to incomparable improvisational jazz extravaganza's, all performed by a...
Topics: music, 20th century classical, new music, New Music America, jazz, new music, music, new music, jazz
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Jul 30, 2014 Other Minds
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The first concert of the 19th Other Minds Festival of New Music (OM 19) was held on February 28, 2014 in the newly inaugurated SFJazz Center in San Francisco. With a bit of the old, the new, and the old made new again, the concert included three eclectic compositions by composer Mark Applebaum: one featuring synchronized hand gestures combined with electronically processed vocalizations, another aleatoric piece for instrumental ensemble and projected graphic score, and an installation that was...
Topics: panel discussion, music, new music, electronic music
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Jul 30, 2014 Other Minds
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The second, concluding, concert of the 19th Other Minds Festival of New Music (OM 19) was held on March 1, 2014 in the newly inaugurated SFJazz Center in San Francisco. The evening’s program included a mix of electronic, jazz, and piano music with a little bit of African parrots added for spice. The program begins with Charles Celeste Hutchins, a young, California-born, but now London based, composer and computer programer, who performs a computer music piece that relies on the composer...
Topics: Music, panel discussion, electronic music, Electro-acoustic
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Feb 19, 2014 Other Minds
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The 7th Other Minds Festival of New Music (OM 7) was held on March 8-10, 2001 at the Cowell Theater of the Fort Mason Center, in San Francisco. Concert 1: Beginning a new tradition, the first night’s festivities began with a panel discussion, moderated by Other Minds Executive and Artistic Director, Charles Amirkhanian, who introduces a number of the evening’s featured composers and performers. Pianist Eve Egoyan, talks about the challenges of performing the works of Alan Hovhaness and...
Topics: Other Minds Festival, OM 7, Music, New Music, californialightandsound, 20th century classical,...
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Feb 12, 2014 Other Minds
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The 6th Other Minds Festival was held March 16-18, 2000 at the Theatre Artaud, in San Francisco. Concert 1: Guest Artistic Director Carl Stone begins the proceedings with some introductory remarks and then introduces all the featured composers as they gather on stage for a group photo. The first concert then begins with: The Three Strange Angels, Peter Garland Greetings [Lyrics (Arabic): Ismail Hasan], Hamza El Din Escalay (Water Wheel), Hamza El Din Memory Pieces, David Lang Solo...
Topics: californialightandsound, Other Minds Festival, OM 6, new music, music, lecture, panel discussion,...
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Jan 15, 2014 Other Minds
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A video sampler from the 8th Other Minds Festival of New Music, held at the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco on March 7-9, 2002, The composer lineup for that year included: Ellen Fullman, Takashi Harada, Lou Harrison, Tania León, Annea Lockwood, Pauline Oliveros, Ricardo Taccuchian, Richard Teitelbaum, and Randy Weston. Excerpted Performers: Linda Burman-Hall, harpsichord & tack-piano Randy Weston, piano (Randy Weston African Rhythms Quintet) T.K. Blue, saxophone & flute (Randy...
Topics: Other Minds Festival, OM 8, New Music, Jazz, 20th century classical, Chamber music, Percussion...
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Jan 2, 2014 Other Minds
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Charles Amirkhanian interviews composer Rhys Chatham before a select audience gathered at a private residence in San Francisco on June 8, 2013. Chatham was visiting the Bay Area to attend a special preview event held on June 7, 2013 during which several of his compositions for guitar ensemble were presented, and which served as a teaser and fund raiser for the then upcoming performance of his “A Secret Rose,” a work scored for 100 guitarists. Chatham was born in New York City, the son of...
Topics: Other Minds, Rhys Chatham, Interview, A Secret Rose, Avant-garde, Popular music
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Jan 2, 2014 Other Minds
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Other Minds presents a live recording of Rhys Chatham’s “A Secret Rose” performed at the Craneway Pavilion in Richmond, CA. on November 17, 2013. This performance features a large ensemble of electric guitarists mostly from Northern California but also includes some from around the United States as well as the United Kingdom, Italy, Argentina and the Netherlands. In 1977, composer Rhys Chatham, first artistic director of famed New York multi-disciplinary art space The Kitchen, was working...
Topics: Other Minds, Rhys Chatham, Music, Guitar music, large ensembles, A Secret Rose, Avant-garde,...
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From a program produced by Minneapolis Public Radio (MPR) and the Walker Art Center, Nigel Redden, Director for Performing Arts at the Minneapolis based Center, introduces selected performances from the 1980 New Music America Festival, which was held over nine days in June 1980. This second in a series of four programs, begins with “Pattern Study No 2” and aleatoric piece for piano saxophone, trombone, percussion and double bass, composed by Stacey Bowers. This is followed by the final...
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Topics: KPFA-FM, MPR, New Music America Festival, New music, Electro-acoustic, Aleatory music, Free jazz,...
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On July 27, 1968, as the culmination of a month of special Indian music programing on KPFA, the radio station in conjunction with the American Society for Eastern Arts presented this concert featuring master sarangi player Ram Narayan, accompanied by tabla player Mahapurush Misra, and recorded at the Berkeley Little Theater. Narayan was born in Udaipur in Northwest India into a family of musician and soon learned to play the sarangi. After working as a teacher and traveling musician he later...
Topics: KPFA-FM, sarangi, ragas, world music
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Oct 7, 2013
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Recorded at the Cabrillo Music Festival in Aptos, CA, on August 26, 1967 this is Lou Harrison’s “Labyrinth No. 3,” for percussion ensemble. Originally scored for 11 percussionists it is possible that this particular performance was arranged for a differently sized ensemble. Regardless, this delightful work is perhaps one of the best examples of the many contemporary classical compositions for percussion orchestra were created by young modern composers such a Colin McPhee and John Cage...
Topics: Music, KPFA-FM, New Music, 20th century classical, percussion ensembles
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Here are two recordings of George Antheil’s “Sonata” for flute and piano. The performers are Jane Lenoir, flute and Madeline Bruser, piano. The recording was made on October 18, 1971, at the Berkeley Piano Club in Berkeley, California. The first performance was before made at a public concert of the Pacifica Chamber Players. where the “Sonata” was played for the audience just after the completion of the regularly announced program. The second performance was taped after the audience...
Topics: KPFA-FM, Music, Sonatas, 20th century classical
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Oct 7, 2013
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The 1965 ONCE Festival was held in Ann Arbor, Michigan from Feb. 11-14. This was the fifth in a series of Festivals put on during the early and mid-1960s which were devoted to new and avant-garde music. The founders of the Festivals and its associated ONCE Group included Robert Ashley, Gordon Mumma, George Cacioppo, Roger Reynolds, and Donald Scavarda. This the second concert, held on February 12, 1965 included works by Russell Peck, Robert Ashley, George Crevoshay, George Cacioppo and Blue...
Topics: Music, New Music, KPFA-FM, Electronic music, Avant-Garde
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Oct 7, 2013
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A 1975 recording of a party introducing one of Don Buchla’s synthesizer, probably the Music Easel. This program begins with the sounds of Buchla and others preparing the instrument for presentation while also describing its features to interested people who are milling around the studio. Then a composition entitled “Terminal References” is performed, followed by additional music that plays in the background as the party continues, and ending with the performance of a long electronic...
Topics: Music, interview, electronic music, electro-acoustic, synthesizers
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Recorded on June 7, 2013 at The LAB in San Francisco, Other Minds presents a preview event for its upcoming presentation of Rhys Chatham’s “A Secret Rose,” a piece for 100 guitars. During this event Rhys Chatham introduces two of his earlier compositions for multiple electric guitars, electric bass, and drums. In his introduction for the first work, an excerpt of “Guitar Trio,” Chatham tells how in the 1970s he was interested in minimalism but after hearing the band The Ramones...
Topics: Other Minds Presents: A Secret Rose, Rhys Chatham, G3, G100, Interview, Rock music, Popular music,...
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Jun 26, 2013
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The press conference of Seiji Ozawa held at the Sir Francis Drake Hotel in San Francisco to introduce the new conductor of the SF Symphony. Ozawa becomes Music Director of the Orchestra in the Fall of 1970. Despite showing up for the conference wearing a "Peace Now" button and making several comments against the Vietnam War, Ozawa reassured those older and more conservative fans of the Orchestra that his intention was to please the audience and not simply to shock them with modern...
Topics: KPFA-FM, Inteview, Press conference, current affairs, classical music, orchestral music
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Jun 26, 2013
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Charles Amirkhanian talks with dancer Margaret Fisher at her Berkeley music and dance space Cat’s Paw Palace of Performing Arts. The subject of the discussion is a public dance work “Emigration” which was scheduled to occur on Saturday, September 28, 1974, on the Marina in San Francisco. Fisher talks about how the public is invited to participate. The two also talk about the Cat’s Paw Palace and its function as a center for alternative dance and music performances. The Cat’s Paw was...
Topics: KPFA-FM, Interview, Dance, Performance Art
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May 25, 2013 Other Minds
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The third and concluding concert of the 18th Other Minds Festival of New Music (OM 18), held on March 2, 2013, began with a panel discussion featuring the night’s composers and some of the performers. The discussion moderated by Other Minds Executive and Artistic Director Charles Amirkhanian begins with Canadian composer Aaron Gervais discussing his new composition “Work Around the World,” which is the third in a series of compositions that feature as their text one word in translated...
Topics: Other Minds, Other Minds Festival of New Music, OM 18, :Lecture, Panel discussion, New music, 21st...
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May 25, 2013 Other Minds
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The second concert of the 18th Other Minds Festival of New Music (OM 18), held on March 1, 2013, began with the traditional informative panel discussion featuring many of the nights composers and performers. Joining Other Minds Executive and Artistic Director Charles Amirkhanian on stage was Dohee Lee, Mattias Petersson, Anna Petrini, and Craig Taborn. The Korean composer and performance artist Dohee Lee talks about her home on Jeju Island and how her work is inspired by her grandmother’s...
Topics: Other Minds, Other Minds Festival of New Music, OM 18, :Lecture, Panel discussion, New music, 21st...
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May 24, 2013 Other Minds
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The first concert of the 18th Other Minds Festival of New Music (OM 18), held on February 28, 2013, commenced with an engaging panel discussion moderated by Other Minds Executive and Artistic Director, Charles Amirkhanian. Joining Charles on stage are the concert’s featured performer’s, recorder player Bolette Roed, accordionist Andreas Borregaard, and violinist Rune Tonsgaard Sørensen of the Danish based Trio Gáman; bansuri flute virtuoso G. S. Sachdev and his tabla accompanist Swapan...
Topics: Other Minds, Other Minds Festival of New Music, OM 18, Lecture, Panel discussion, electronic, world...
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Host Han Reiziger of VPRO (Dutch Radio) presents a puzzling concert, recorded in 1970 at the Concertgebouw of Haarlem, the Netherlands, with music by young Dutch composers Jan Welmers, Wim Schoenbeck, Gilius van Bergeyk, Daan Manneke, Wim de Ruiter, and Jacques Bank. All interspersed with selected underground tapes of Dutch Dixieland performances and camp arrangements for brass choir. Gaudeamus is an organization for the promotion of new music begun in 1945 by Walter Maas. (from KPFA Folio)
Topics: KPFA-FM, Music, 20th century classical, New Music, Dutch composers
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May 17, 2013 Other Minds
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The third and concluding concert of the 18th Other Minds Festival of New Music (OM 18), held on March 2, 2013, began with a panel discussion featuring the night’s composers and some of the performers. The discussion moderated by Other Minds Executive and Artistic Director Charles Amirkhanian begins with Canadian composer Aaron Gervais discussing his new composition “Work Around the World,” which is the third in a series of compositions that feature as their text one word in translated...
Topics: Other Minds, Other Minds Festival of New Music, OM 18, Lecture, Panel discussion, electronic, mixed...
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May 17, 2013 Other Minds
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The second concert of the 18th Other Minds Festival of New Music (OM 18), held on March 1, 2013, began with the traditional informative panel discussion featuring many of the nights composers and performers. Joining Other Minds Executive and Artistic Director Charles Amirkhanian on stage was Dohee Lee, Mattias Petersson, Anna Petrini, and Craig Taborn. The Korean composer and performance artist Dohee Lee talks about her home on Jeju Island and how her work is inspired by her grandmother’s...
Topics: Other Minds, Other Minds Festival of New Music, OM 18, Lecture, Panel discussion, new music,...
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May 17, 2013 Other Minds
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The first concert of the 18th Other Minds Festival of New Music (OM 18), held on February 28, 2013, commenced with an engaging panel discussion moderated by Other Minds Executive and Artistic Director, Charles Amirkhanian. Joining Charles on stage are the concert’s featured performer’s, recorder player Bolette Roed, accordionist Andreas Borregaard, and violinist Rune Tonsgaard Sørensen of the Danish based Trio Gáman; bansuri flute virtuoso G. S. Sachdev and his tabla accompanist Swapan...
Topics: Other Minds, Other Minds Festival of New Music, OM 18, :Lecture, Panel discussion, world music,...
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May 16, 2013 Other Minds
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Other Minds Festival: OM 1: Concert 1 The first concert of the very first Other Minds Festival of New Music (OM 1), was held on November 4, 1993 at the Yerba Buena Center in San Francisco. It featured world premieres of compositions by Conlon Nancarrow and Julia Wolfe, as well as performances by Trimpin, Beth Custer and a selection of songs by kora master Foday Musa Suso with some added help from Philip Glass. This groundbreaking inaugural concert of new music began with “Contraption No. 1”...
Topics: Other Minds, Other Minds Festival of New Music, OM 1, californialightandsound, music, lecture,...
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From a KPFA-FM Transcription Disc, 1949. Henry Cowell at the KPFA Piano, August 16, 1949. Performs 3 works: Tides of Manaunaun; Aeolian Harp, Lilt of the Reel (with his comments on harmonization) (00:04:15) - all are music excerpts and not complete. The next portion contains a short panel discussion with the Critics Circle August 11, 1949. On Censorship in the Arts. Panelists: James McGiniss, San Francisco attorney; William J. Harris, Executive Secretary for Northern California; Jordan...
Topics: KPFA-FM, californialightandsound, Lecture, Panel discussion, New music, piano music, current affairs
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Prior to each annual Other Minds Festival the featured composers have traditionally gathered together for a number of days at the Djerassi Resident Artists Program in Woodside CA., to meet each other and offer presentations about their works. In this program, recorded from March 3-5, 2002, you get the rare and invaluable opportunity of sitting in on these far ranging and interactive discussions, which provide insight into each composer’s early experiences and style of composing. In part one...
Topics: californialightandsound, Other Mind Festival, OM 8, Panel discussion, lecture, music, new music,...
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This is the second panel discussion of “Nancarrow at 100: A Centennial Celebration” a three day festival of films and music celebrating the life and work of Conlon Nancarrow. The festival was produced by Other Minds in collaboration with Cal Performances, the U. C. Berkeley Art Museum and the Pacific Film Archive and was held on November 2-4, 2012. This panel discussion was the first event held on November 4, 2012, following which there was a film presentation at the Pacific Film Archive...
Topics: Nancarrow at 100, Other Minds, New Music, Centennial celebrations, lecture, panel discussion,...